11 December 2010 04:49 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
This article provides a brief assessment of the Bello landslide in Colombia, which is now thought to have killed about 120 people. It prfesents a hypothesis about the possible cause of the landslide.
Tags: Bello, Colombia, featured, landslide report, road
6 January 2009 09:25 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
The fallout from the recent flowslide accident at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Kingston power plant in the USA on 22nd December, which I highlighted here, continue. There is an increasing sense that this was an unacceptable failure (it is hard to argue with that) and that it was lucky that there was not a loss of life in the accident. This AP image is a good starting point as …
Tags: ash, embankment failure, flowslide, USA
23 January 2023 07:56 in landslide report by Dave Petley
At Joshmath in India, 863 buildings are now showing signs of distress, of which 181 are considered to be unsafe.
Tags: crisis, featured, India, INSAR, landslide report, remote sensing, South Asia
28 September 2022 06:56 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On 13 March 1961 the Kurenivka mudslide killed up to 1,500 people in the city of Kyiv in Ukraine. Reports of the event were suppressed by the Soviet authorities,
Tags: brick factory waste, Europe, featured, historic landslide, mudslide, Ukraine
4 July 2022 06:49 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On 30 June 2022 a very large landslide occurred at Tupul in Noney district of Manipur in Northern India, killing at least 42 people.
Tags: cut slope, featured.landslide report, India, railway, South Asia
14 March 2022 07:50 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On 10 March 2022 a rainfall-triggered urban landslide killed four people, and injured another individual in Malaysia. Google Earth imagery suggests that this landslide may have occurred on an engineered slope.
Tags: featured, landslide report, malaysia, SE. Asia, urban landslide
13 January 2022 07:29 in Mining by Dave Petley
The 8 January 2022 Pau Branco landslide in mine waste – CCTV footage has now emerged showing the overtopping of the dam
Tags: brazil, featured, landslide video, mine, mining, South America, tailings
24 December 2021 09:34 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Spruce Tree House in Colorado – rockfall management of a natural arch that shelters a key archaeological site in Mesa Verde National Park
Tags: arch, Colorado, featured, North America, rockfall, USA
8 September 2021 07:22 in landslide report by Dave Petley
The movement rate of the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska has dramatically increased this summer, leading to closure of the only road across the area.
Tags: Alaska, featured, highway, landfslide report, North America, road, rock glacier
1 April 2021 07:46 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey
Tags: embankment, featured, retaining wall, road, Turkey, western Asia